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Linocut Printmaking Technique with Stephen McKenzie (NEW)

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Linocut Printmaking Technique with Stephen McKenzie

This introduction to linocut printmaking takes students from the learning the process to making finished prints in just a few classes. The course begins with a brief talk on the history of the process and artists who are noted for their use of the medium – and continues with a discussion on tools and materials. Demonstrations include the transfer […]

Fundamentals of Painting with Oscar Peterson (NEW)

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Fundamentals of Painting with Oscar Peterson
Paint an apple that looks like an apple!  In this class students will learn to create realistic images through the fundamental principles of capturing light, planes, structure, and proportion.  They will also practice painting from observation and acquire the skills to start, establish and finish a painting. Ideal for beginner and intermediate students.

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WINTER — 890

 

Fundamentals of Drawing with Margaret Fanning (NEW)

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Fundamentals of Drawing with Margaret Fanning
Drawing has been the foundation of art throughout the centuries.  This class will help students build and refine the techniques needed for drawing.  Learn how to use line, shape, and value to form a composition and how to use your observation skills to bring objects to life on paper. Materials are provided.

 
WINTER – 872
 

SPRING – 772

Plein Air & Still Life Painting with Oscar Peterson

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Plein Air & Still Life Painting with Oscar Peterson
Artists have been painting en plein air (outdoors) for hundreds of years.  Students will continue in this tradition and learn the techniques to start, establish, and finish their paintings en plein air.  Fundamental principles of capturing color, light, planes, and structure will be covered.  Still life subjects will be introduced in the case of inclement weather and/or to practice […]

Portrait Drawing with Oscar Peterson

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Portrait Drawing with Oscar Peterson
Students will learn the principles of portrait drawing through observation of live models. Various methods for depicting a realistic likeness in graphite and charcoal will be explored and each step of starting, establishing, and finishing a drawing will be demonstrated.  Facial features, anatomy, shading and proportion will be covered.  Most classes will include at least one long pose, in order to […]